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CSMonitor.com describes the positive effects of an industry-wide focus on miner safety in 2014. In 2014, coal mine-related fatalities hit a record low. So far this year, 16 people died in coal mining-related accidents, ducking under the previous low of 18 … Continue reading
Editor’s note: This article was originally published to the ACC’s online magazine website (www.acclive.com) in July, 2014. It has been moved to the Coalblog as part of our redesign of our online publications. By Matthew Korn Editor’s Note: This article … Continue reading
By David A. Robinson, MBA, Robinson Consulting Group, LLC When I entered the coal industry in 1980, I quickly immersed myself in the world of mining production. I was intrigued with the prospect of applying the principles of my accounting … Continue reading
Apparently it’s not enough that wind turbines are colloquially known as “avian Cuisinarts.” In Ontario, various levels of government are playing a dangerous game of chicken that could soon see an airplane also sliced and diced in the massive blades … Continue reading
Because mining safety is EVERYBODY’s business. NMA Core Safety from SPARK Experience Design on Vimeo.
The Colorado Mining Association recently honored Peabody’s Twentymile mine for the development of mine safety equipment. The Twentymile team developed a tool that greatly reduced the risks associated with disassembling and moving longwall equipment after sections of a mine have … Continue reading
National Mining Assoc. launches “Hands-on for Safety” initiative – aimed at reducing accidents and injuries to hands. Learn more about this important program at nma.org/hand_safe.asp. You can download the “Hands-On for Safety” poster (in pdf format) here. You can also … Continue reading